This portrait is one of a series created for the 1962 book “Around the World with Horses,” by Sam Savitt. The image of this painting was later used for print reproductions.  Painted in gouache, this piece is framed under clear plastic with a simple white mat. For that reason, the painting itself is in excellent condition. The mat measures 14.5 by 16 inches. The image itself is 8 by 11 inches.  Price: $875. (SOLD)

This little pencil drawing on paper was done for “Step-a-bit,” Sam Savitt’s first book, which was published in 1956. This artwork measures 8 by 11 inches and has no mat or frame. In the top margin are hand-written notes by Sam Savitt, indicating what the caption should say. Considering that it is 62 years old, this piece is in good condition. Price: $250. (SOLD)

This watercolor is a snapshot of a horse picking up speed in the final stretch of a racetrack. Measuring 14 by 18 inches, this painting has a lovely gilt-edge frame with white mat and brown inset. Price: SOLD

This drawing of a rodeo rider at the first few moments of his ride shows how a simple pencil — in the right hands — can convey the extraordinary raw power of a bucking horse. This drawing on paper, unframed and unmatted, measures 11 by 12 inches. Price: SOLD

This is the original study for poster created in 1972 for the Pinto Horse Association of America.  It is painted in gouache and contained in a simple white mat, which measures 14 by  20 inches. Price: $950. (SOLD)

This whimsical ink drawing was originally illustrated for the 1965 book “Christy Finds a Rider,” by Elizabeth Harrover Johnson. The drawing measures 6 by 8 inches and is contained in a simple white mat. Price: SOLD

This pleasing little ink drawing of wild horses is rendered on paper. It measures 5 by 7 inches and is contained in a black desk frame. Price: SOLD

This little drawing in a black watercolor was an illustration for a book entitled “If You Want a Horse,” by Olga Hoyt, published in 1966. It captures a moment familiar to many horse owners. This artwork on heavy paper stock measures 7 by 9 inches and has no mat or frame. Price: SOLD

This imaginative watercolor, done completely in shades of gray (and some white), is an exuberant demonstration of Sam Savitt’s pure focus on horses. Measuring 10 by 10 inches, this painting is on a light cardboard stock and has no mat or frame. Price: $1,075. (sold)

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